Colorado, Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, United States

Colorado Hiked: Deer Mountain

Summiting a mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park is usually quite the feat, but it does not always require long hours, pre-dawn starts, and going above treeline. Deer Mountain, a forested 10,013 foot peak that dominates the view as you enter the park (though if you're like me, you're distracted by those high alpine peaks… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Deer Mountain

Colorado, Hiking, United States

Colorado Hiked: Round Mountain National Recreation Trail

May 28, 2022 There is an adage in cycling - "It never gets easier, you just go faster." This means that something will always feel hard, but you get stronger and are able to ride it faster. As I was plodding up the Round Mountain National Recreation Trail, I realized the adage also applies to… Continue reading Colorado Hiked: Round Mountain National Recreation Trail